Jun 17, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) participates in drills during minicamp at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers Morning Huddle 7/2/2014

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Steelers season goes all year long so whether we’re previewing training camp, predicting roster moves, or looking around for mentions of your Black & Gold we’ve got you covered. Here’s what’s being said about your Pittsburgh Steelers around the block.

Munchak on starting over in Pittsburgh

Few people are in the position that Mike Munchak is in this season. After having been dismissed by the only NFL organization he had ever been associated with he came to Pittsburgh and there’s been a seemingly nonstop love-fest ever since. As ESPN’s Scott Brown details, many have described Mike Munchak’s hiring as the new Offensive Line coach as one of, if not the best offseason move made by the Steelers. Munchak is eager for his fresh start with the Steelers and a fresh start for the lineman.

Analytical football with Todd Haley

The Trib’s Mark Kaboly sat down with Steelers OC Todd Haley about using analytics in football. It’s a relatively new practice and not even half as advanced or complicated as what’s used in MLB or the NHL but Haley has been implementing using analytics as part of the offense to determine things like when is the best time to kick a field goal or go on fourth down. Haley uses the analytics to determine the best outcome in deciding whether to go for it or to try a long field goal.

Ben Roethlisberger ranks atop the 2004 draft class of quarterbacks

 


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